To some this seemed a wasteful act; but He accepted it as a token of the love which gave all that was in its power, and He promised that it should never cease to illustrate His Gospel.
Pitt's debts were the result of a wasteful indifference to his private affairs.
First of all she could not fail to remark the increasing discontent withaher arbitrary and wasteful ways.
Even when due allowance has been made for the financial disorder which the Convention inherited from previous assemblies, and for the war which it had to wage against a formidable alliance, it cannot be acquitted of reckless and wasteful maladministration.
Deville made many improvements, but the method remained wasteful and uneconomical, and in 1872 the metal cost 4s.